Amano’s award winning chocolate
Indulge in our delectable award winning chocolate.
Indulging in a piece of delectable, award winning chocolate is one of life’s little luxuries. There is something truly special about taking a bite of our luxury chocolate bars, and knowing that it has been crafted with the finest ingredients and expertise. Amano Chocolate, a luxury chocolate brand, has received international recognition for their exceptional bean to bar chocolate. At the 2022 World Finals for the International Chocolate Awards, Amano Chocolate received several accolades for their outstanding chocolate, including silver, bronze, and special prizes. Let’s take a closer look at the award winning chocolate bars from Amano Chocolate and what makes them the best chocolate in the world.
Madagascar – Dark Chocolate
Amano Chocolate’s Madagascar chocolate is a customer favorite for a reason. The cocoa used to make this chocolate comes from a plantation in the Sambirano Valley on the northwest coast of Madagascar. The beans are carefully roasted, stone ground, refined, and conched to bring out the very best flavors of the exotic cocoa beans. This laborious process pays off, resulting in a symphony of flavors that explode in your mouth. The Madagascar chocolate has a score of 88.4/100 and won the Silver award in the Plain/Origin dark chocolate bars category at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals.
Guayas – Dark chocolate
The Guayas chocolate from Amano Chocolate is another award winning chocolate that’s rich and intoxicating. The cocoa used in this chocolate comes from a small, remote community in the Guayas River Basin just up the river from Guayaquil, Ecuador. The beans have a rich flavor that is intoxicating and beautiful. Amano Chocolate uses these wonderful beans to make a chocolate that has an incredible flavor, leaving you asking for more. The Guayas chocolate has a score of 86.7/100 and won the Bronze award in the Plain/Origin dark chocolate bars category at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals.
Macoris – Dark chocolate
Amano Chocolate’s Macoris chocolate has a unique backstory. Amano Chocolate’s founder, Art Pollard, found a beautiful cocoa plantation that forever caught his imagination. The cocoa plantation was overcast, and the cocoa trees were new and laden with a rainbow of cocoa pods. The light coming through the leaves gave the founder the feeling that if there really was a Garden of Eden, it would be just like this. After seven years of negotiations, Amano Chocolate was finally able to create chocolate with beans from this magical place. The Macoris chocolate has a score of 86.6/100 and won the Bronze award in the Plain/Origin dark chocolate bars category at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals.
Citrus Mélange À Trois – Milk Chocolate
Amano Chocolate’s Citrus Mélange À Trois is a chocolate that perfectly balances the flavor of cocoa with citrus. The chocolate is made with cocoa that Amano Chocolate obtains from farmers in Ecuador. Amano Chocolate then combines it with the oils from yuzu, an incredible citrus from Japan, tangerine, and grapefruit. The chocolate also contains tiny pieces of orange fruit leather, giving it an incredible juicy sensation. The Citrus Mélange À Trois chocolate has a score of 86.9/100 and won the Bronze award in the Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces category at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals.
Raspberry Rose – Milk Chocolate
The Raspberry Rose chocolate from Amano Chocolate is a rich dark chocolate made with cocoa beans from the Guayas River Basin in Ecuador. It has bright raspberry notes, followed by beautiful fruity and floral hints of rose petals. The chocolate also contains crunchy bits, making it extra electrifying. The Raspberry Rose chocolate has a score of 85.8/100 and won the Bronze award in the Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces category at the International Chocolate Awards World Finals.
The International Chocolate Awards
The International Chocolate Awards is a prestigious organization that recognizes excellence in the chocolate industry. The organization hosts competitions around the world to identify the best chocolate makers, chocolatiers, and pastry chefs. The judging panel includes food writers, cacao and chocolate experts, journalists, and IICCT-certified chocolate tasters from different regions around the globe. The entrants compete in over 40 categories ranging from plain to flavored bars and include ganache truffles, pralines, caramels, dragées, spreads, and cocoa ingredients. Amano Chocolate’s success at the International Chocolate Awards is a testament to their commitment to producing the best chocolate in the world. As these accolades demonstrate that Amano Chocolate is not only recognized by the International Chocolate Awards but also by other prestigious organizations in the industry. Their meticulous bean to bar chocolate process ensures that every chocolate bar they create is of the highest quality. Amano Chocolate’s dedication to its craft has not gone unnoticed by the Academy of Chocolate, another renowned organization that recognizes excellence in the chocolate industry. Amano was the very first American chocolate company to ever receive an award from the Academy of Chocolate with its Madagascar 70% Dark Chocolate. No American company had ever received an award prior to that.
Taste the difference
Given the countless international awards that Amano Chocolates luxury chocolate bars have received, it is clear that you need to take the opportunity to taste the Charm of Amano chocolate. Our award winning chocolate bars are a testament to our commitment to producing the best chocolate in the world. Amano’s success at the International Chocolate Awards and the Academy of Chocolate awards is a reflection of our dedication to the craft. If you are a chocolate connoisseur looking for the best of the best, Amano Chocolate should be on your list of luxury chocolate brands to try
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